India gives specific information on JeM to UNSC members

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India has given specific information about Jaish-e-Mohammad to all 15 members of United Nations Security Council even as the US, the UK and France having moved a fresh proposal there to designate the Pakistan-based terror group’s chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Government sources[Read More…]

Delhi introduces 200 sewers cleaning machines for narrow lanes

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Claiming to be the first state to introduce sewer cleaning machines in narrow lanes of the city, the Delhi government on Friday launched 200 such vehicles to ensure safety and dignity of civic workers. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, while launching the machines, said the cleaners[Read More…]

Cabinet approves ordinance for reservation to IB residents in J&K too

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, bringing persons residing in the areas adjoining International Border within the ambit of reservation at par with persons living in areas adjoining the Line of Control. “The ordinance provides for amendments in[Read More…]

SC allows arrest of Amrapali Group CMD in cheating case (Lead)

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed arrest of Amrapali Group Chairman and Managing Director Anil Kumar Sharma as well as two other directors, Shiv Priya and Ajay Kumar, by the Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) in an alleged criminal case involving cheating. The division[Read More…]

PNB tops among PSBs in implementing banking reforms: Report

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Punjab National Bank (PNB), the victim of India’s biggest banking scandal last year, has been ranked first among the public sector banks (PSBs) in implementing banking reforms, according to a report released on Thursday. The trend of rising Gross NPAs, or bad loans, in the[Read More…]

Afghan arrested with 32 kg gold at Attari

Amritsar, Feb 28 (IANS) Custom officials on Thursday seized over 32 kg gold from a Afghanistan national at the integrated check-post (ICP) at Attari. Adel Saeed Ghulam was arrested by the Customs Department officials and is being questioned, Commissioner (Customs) Dipak Kumar Gupta said in a statement. The gold was[Read More…]

Tabu to be honoured at LA Indian Film Festival

Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) National Award winning actress Tabu will be honoured at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles in April. Announcing the lineup of films and the other activities of the festival, Christina Marouda, IFFLA Executive Director, said in a statement: “We have been discussing honouring Tabu for[Read More…]

Mamata demands details on IAF air strike

Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Thursday claimed conflicting reports have surfaced in the international media about the Indian Air Force (IAF) air strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) training camp in Balakot across the Line of Control, and urged the central government to clear[Read More…]

Amarinder offers to receive IAF pilot at Attari

Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Thursday expressed his desire to receive Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Varthaman Abhinandan after he is freed on Friday. The 35-year-old Wing Commander was captured by Pakistan on Wednesday after his MiG fell in Pakistani territory during an aerial[Read More…]

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